Youngest female commander of Boeing, Anny Divya encourages women to pursue their dreams
 Source : News Bharati English  Date : 27-Jul-2017

New Delhi, July 27: When everyday news coverage floods with stories of violence on women, the stories of them who can be an idol for every Indian girl never get enough coverage. The list of successful women who are making us proud is increasing in size every day. Whereas the physical ability of women is always questioned, Indian pilot Anny Divya has proved the strength of a woman by captaining a Boeing 777. She gained the title of commander at the age of 30 only. Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has congratulated her for making everyone proud.

Anny like other common girls had to listen that her dream is overly ambitious. When her friends wanted to be Doctor, Engineer she wanted to choose a different path for her life. In addition to social support, financial support was also a problem for her. Still, she enrolled in the flying school Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi at the age of 17. She worked hard to have a scholarship. Even before finishing her teenage, she finished the course.

The lady got a strong support from her family. "My parents have always been very supportive even though there were people telling them not to send me to flying lessons and the fees were a lot for them to pay at that time, but they managed." After fulfilling her own dream, she financed her brother and sister to study abroad.

In her Facebook post, she advised how to how to become a commercial pilot. “To become a commercial pilot after completing your 12th with Maths and physics, you will require doing class 1 medical from DGCA approved medical center. Then you need to obtain following license’s student pilot license and then take Commercial Pilot training and CPL (Commercial Pilot License) in order to become a commercial pilot. You can take the training and License from any DGCA Certified Flying School,” she wrote. It is the story of a true leader who not only fulfills her own dream but also guides society how to achieve a dream.

“All women should pursue their dreams, especially right now,” the captain told.